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Insurgent (Divergent, #2)
4.16
Once again...I find myself wanting to simply say "ditto" to my friend Angela's review (Thanks Angela!) so if you want to know how I felt about this on ...more
Sep 27, 2014
Sep 10, 2014
 
The Raven Boys (The Raven Cycle, #1)
4.02
solid 4.5 slower grab than usual...

I love Maggie Stiefvater's writing style. She is eloquent and emotional and always pulls the reader into the story.
...more
Dec 15, 2013
Jul 28, 2012
 
Divergent (Divergent, #1)
4.33
With all of the hype around Divergent right now, I really wanted to just fall in love with it...I really, really did. But I just didn't.

Things I liked
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May 2014
May 12, 2011
 
The Dark Divine (The Dark Divine, #1)
3.83
1/19/13

Yeah...I do remember listening now...must be getting old...

Still like this well written story. I am kind of over the whole supernatural boy/gir
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Mar 14, 2010
Jan 10, 2010
 
Forever (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #3)
3.92
I have read a lot of reviews that seemed to reflect the idea that there was just not enough Sam and Grace in this installment. I have decided that is ...more
Jul 29, 2011
Oct 08, 2009
 
The Golden Spiral (Hourglass Door, #2)
3.84
At first, I rated this book 4 stars, but I liked it SO much better than the first one (which I rated 4 stars) that I had to change it to 5 stars.

In th
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Jun 2010
Sep 07, 2009
 
The Last Will of Moira Leahy
3.79
This was a very interesting story...Maeve Leahy is a 25 year old who had a twin named Moira. Something tragic happened to her when they were 16 and it ...more
Sep 23, 2010
Aug 28, 2010
 
Crossed (Matched, #2)
3.53
Anyone who reads my reviews knows the problem I have with most second books in trilogies...this one is no exception...

Not a lot of plot, although a co
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Dec 2013
Apr 03, 2011
 
Midnight Sun (Twilight, #1.5)
4.05
I wasn't sure I wanted to read this after finding out about the leak. But I finally did read it on Stephenie Meyer's web site...and read it again and ...more
Sep 22, 2008
Jan 03, 2009
 
Reached (Matched, #3)
3.58
Maybe a 3.5

I liked the way this last book in the trilogy moved back into the dystopian society and got away from the silly running and mooning about
...more
Feb 11, 2014
Jul 16, 2011
 
The Owl Service
3.72
I should have written this review right after I finished it, because of course, I have forgotten some of the things I wanted to say...so here is what ...more
May 29, 2010
Jun 07, 2010
 
Hush, Hush (Hush, Hush, #1)
4.02
Patch...fallen angel, creepy, harrassment to the point of abuse at times...HERO? not so much for me...

Nora...idiotic "smart" girl who continually make
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Jun 04, 2011
Jun 04, 2011
 
Revelations (Blue Bloods, #3)
3.89
I actually liked this book more than the first two...I think...

Some thoughts...

I do NOT understand the whole modeling sub plot...It goes on and on at
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Jun 2012
Jun 01, 2012
 
Belle: A Retelling of "Beauty and the Beast" (Once Upon a Time Fairytales)
3.70
This is another book in the clever "Once Upon a Time" series. I like the series because of the way the authors take the fairy tales and give them a "r ...more
Jan 10, 2010
Jan 08, 2010
 
Fang (Maximum Ride, #6)
4.08
I love the Maximum Ride series...(read the summary above...not going to do it here)
Reasons?
Easy, fast, fun read
Totally clean for any age (probably 10
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Aug 10, 2012
Aug 10, 2012
 
In the Forests of the Night (Den of Shadows, #1)
3.85
This book is in a set of four books by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes called the Den of Shadows Quartet. Each book is just over a hundred pages, and all are va ...more
Jun 11, 2010
Jun 07, 2010
 
Max (Maximum Ride, #5)
4.07
First of all, thanks to James Patterson for knowing the difference between books written for adults versus those for a younger audience. I love the no ...more
Jun 09, 2009
Jun 05, 2009
 
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
3.69
Honestly...I think I am going to like the movie better...but that is left to be seen. With Tim Burton at the helm, it has to be good, right?

So...the b
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Feb 14, 2012
Feb 12, 2012
 
Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy, #1)
4.16
Vampire Academy has an interesting premise...good and bad vampires. The good vampires (the Moroi) are human and only feed on "feeders", humans who vol ...more
Jun 18, 2009
Jun 12, 2009
 
A Child Called "It"
4.06
**spoiler alert** I was curious about this book after talking to several friends about it. Apparently it is required reading in high school health at ...more
Dec 06, 2009
Nov 30, 2009
 
The Calling (Darkness Rising, #2)
4.11
Would have been 1.5 stars except the last 20% saved it...sort of...

Some books need to be told as a trilogy...The Lord of the Rings, The Twilight Saga(
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Jun 18, 2013
Jun 05, 2013
 
Marked (House of Night #1)
3.78
When I think of what makes a classic story, I think of books in which the story can stand on its own...where you are vested in the characters and love ...more
May 16, 2009
Apr 30, 2009
 
Among the Ghosts
3.38
Probably a 2.5

There are some pretty harsh reviews out there...I think they are a little extreme...You just have to imagine you are 10 again.

The book i
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Jun 12, 2011
Jun 10, 2011
 
New Moon: The Complete Illustrated Movie Companion (The Twilight Saga: The Official Illustrated Movie Companion, #2)
4.30
I love reading about the reality of turning a book into a movie. It is fun to see the process of finding sets and locations, how makeup and hair are d ...more
Feb 20, 2010
Feb 20, 2010
 
Skulduggery Pleasant (Skulduggery Pleasant, #1)
4.21
I saw a review for the third book in this series so I picked this one up at the library to take up to my cabin. I have to say...I have not laughed so ...more
Sep 05, 2009
Aug 30, 2009
 
Passage on the Titanic
3.55
Maybe a 2.5

Things I liked...

1. The love story between Ella and Jonathon...it had its moments of sweetness
2. Jonathon's family
3. Seeing the sinking of
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Jul 25, 2012
Jul 09, 2012
 
Strange Brew
3.82
First of all, THANKS to goodreads.com for the book. I have loved the giveaways! Now to the review. I decided to review each story separately because t ...more
Jul 09, 2009
Jun 18, 2009
 
I Am Number Four (Lorien Legacies, #1)
3.93
I loved the premise of this book...9 alien (from the planet Lorien) kids on earth destined to either save their planet as well as Earth or die trying. ...more
Dec 04, 2010
Nov 07, 2010
 
Twelfth Grade Kills (The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod, #5)
4.38
In the last book in the series, Vlad finally finds what he has been looking for, only to find that things are not always what they seem. Friends aren' ...more
Nov 08, 2010
Oct 28, 2010
 
Demon in My View (Den of Shadows, #2)
4.02
The second book written by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes... I liked the way she connected her first book to this one, although it was a little bit like watchi ...more
Jun 16, 2010
Jun 07, 2010
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